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FFA holds annual Barnwarming dance

Posted on December 9, 2014 at 3:53 pm

By Collin  Stark The Louisiana FFA held a Barnwarming dance on Nov. 21. The goal for the event was to raise money for the Heart to Heart Center and the local community food pantry. The students had a great time singing, dancing and enjoying each other’s company. To be named barnwarming king or queen, one had to raise the most money. The king candidates were Austin Dove and Tyler Burleson.

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  • Scholarship Fund receives donations

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Memorial gifts, honor gifts and donations received from June 1-Oct. 1 for the Clopton Alumni Association Scholarship Fund as follows: In memory of Rosalyn M. Madden given by Otis G. Madden. In memory of Allen and Florence Sudholt given by Karen Sudholt Hudson. In memory of Catherine York Grote given by David and Janice Robinson; Richard Jr., and Rose Mary York; Ben and Hettie Hall and Bob and Annette Conrad.

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  • Cuivre River Electric Community Trust awards scholarships to local students

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    Forty-two students from Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles and Warren counties received a total of $21,000 in scholarship awards from the Cuivre River Electric Community Trust. Pike County students receiving scholarships are Kyriana Foster and Kaitlyn Huber. Scholarship funds are donated by Cuivre River Electric members who participate in Operation Round Up by rounding up their electric bill payments each month to the next highest dollar. Since the program began in

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  • Clopton named top high school by ratings firm

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    Clopton High School has been named one of the top 100 high schools in the St. Louis metropolitan area by a national ratings service. Niche started out as a rating service for prospective college students and their parents. It now also rates school districts for families moving around the United States. Clopton ranked 23 on the top 100 list, most of which is dominated by much larger schools from mid-Missouri

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  • Louisiana FFA attends National Convention

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    By Ryan Pursifull The 87th National FFA Convention was held once again in Louisville, Ky., and it was attended by FFA members from all around the United States. The Louisiana FFA, sponsored by Mr. Bill Capps, took eight students to the FFA National Convention. The students were Katelyn Watts, Ally Cross, Carolina Taylor, Ashley Sheppard, Carly Heil, Ryan Pursifull, James Rubino and Eric Reid. In the National Convention the FFA

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  • LHS alumni host dinner, plan trivia event

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm

    Some of the Class of ’84 under “their” jersey.  Front row from left: Danita DeWeese Martin and Debbie Rue Holland; middle row from left, Earl Salmons, Jr., Stacy White Shade and Pam Horton Riedmeyer; back row from left, Laurie Severson Petty and Elise Ludwig Hopper.

    Thousands of people filled the streets of Louisiana on Saturday, Oct. 18. Hundreds of them were out-of-towners who attended school in town and returned to share camaraderie with classmates and friends. The Louisiana Alumni and Friends Association held all-school reunion events throughout the day. It started with an open house at the high school and middle school campus. Current students toured alumni through the halls of the “new” high school

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  • Louisiana student gets more than candy for Halloween at assembly

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    Anna Elder, center, front row, got hugs from classmates Catrina Turnbaugh, at top, Samantha Kilby, at left and Landon Haddock after it was announced that the money had come in for her wheelchair scooter attachment.

    Louisiana Elementary School students were excited before their annual Halloween parade on Friday, Oct. 31. But they became even more excited after a special announcement assembly just before they marched in their costumes. In that assembly, fifth grade teacher Stacy Kingsley announced that the monetary goal had been reached in the Tabs for Anna campaign. It meant that fifthgrader Anna Elder will now get a Rio Firefly, a scooter type

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